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There also were store windows smashed in Georgetown on Wednesday night, casting some doubt on the city’s recommendations for business owners to maintain a sense of calm in advance of the election.D.C. police and businesses prepare for possible Election Day unrest|Peter Hermann, Emily Davies|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
The atmosphere around our region just won’t fully calm down.D.C.-area forecast: Raindrops end this morning, then it gradually clears with breezy conditions|A. Camden Walker|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Usually earnings tend to calm the market during periods of stress.Wednesday’s FAAMG-led sell-off was no blip, tech bears say|Bernhard Warner|October 29, 2020|Fortune
One officer repeatedly asked the man to calm down as a few demonstrators tried to restrain him.Protesters demonstrate outside D.C. police station for second night after Karon Hylton’s death|Clarence Williams, Samantha Schmidt, Tom Jackman|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The all-stock deal unveiled on Tuesday should calm those fears.
But the calmness in rebel-held Donetsk on Sunday night suggested no big push is planned in the next few hours, at least.
Unlike coffee, tea has an amino acid that is associated with calmness: Theanine.
It prefers nonconfrontation, and calmness and softness of voice are valued when dealing with adversity.
As Louis spoke with the stern calmness of a divorced heart, Wharton became other than he had ever seen him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
We recollect being greatly struck with the ominous calmness perceptible in the tone of this speech.
"Madame tells me that he is dead," said she, and Garnache was shocked at the comparative calmness with which she said it.
He wheeled round and faced her; his pale face working with emotion, but his voice subdued to calmness.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Take you this man to husband, you who with such calmness sought to drive others into unwilling wedlock.